2018 is an election year for local governments. This is an opportunity for people that are interested in working for the betterment of their community to get involved in the community operations and decision making.
The nomination period runs from September 4th to 14th and general voting day is October 20. Look for ads appearing in the Observer and on our facebook page for more detailed information.
Do you think you may be interested in running for office, or know someone who would be a good local representative?
Below are some links to resources that will help to explain the roles and responsibilities of elected officials in BC and provide additional information about being a local government candidate as well as the election process. Additionally you can contact the Village Administrator for more information.
These resources are made available by the Province of BC, the Local Government Management Association (LGMA) and the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM).
Thinking of Running for Office?
This page has a number of videos that give an overview of the role of elected officials, how local government works and effective decision making.
Are You Eligible to be a Candidate?
This page gives information about the rules of eligibility, the nomination process, disclosure requirements and the campaign process.
Foundational Principles for Responsible Conduct.
The link below is to a brochure that further discusses ways that elected officials and local governments should strive to fulfill their responsibilities.